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MODEL
AL-1600
AL-1610
DIGITAL COPYING MACHINE
OPERATION MANUAL
GETTING STARTED
MAKING COPIES
STATUS INDICATORS
GENERAL INFORMATION
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  • Page 1 MODEL AL-1600 AL-1610 DIGITAL COPYING MACHINE OPERATION MANUAL GETTING STARTED MAKING COPIES STATUS INDICATORS GENERAL INFORMATION Page...
  • Page 2 Address State Service Station Address State For location of the nearest Sharp Authorized Service, or to obtain product literature, accessories, or supplies, please call 1-(630)378-3590 in the USA or Toll Free 1-877-SHARP-CC in Canada. For customer assistance, please visit http://www.sharp- usa.com (for USA) or http://www.sharp.ca (for Canada)
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION This copier has been designed to provide convenient copying features in a minimum amount of office space and with maximum operational ease. To get full use of all copier features, be sure to familiarize yourself with this manual and the copier. For quick reference during copier use, keep this manual in a handy location.
  • Page 4: Cautions

    CAUTIONS Follow the cautions below when using this copier. The fusing area is hot. Exercise care in this area when removing misfed paper. Do not look directly at the light source. Doing so may damage your eyes. The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. Place the copier on a firm, level surface.
  • Page 5: Main Features

    Guidelines. As an NERGY NERGY This copier does not have an internal calendar or clock. This copier will not be affected by the year 2000. ® Partner, SHARP has determined that this product meets the ® guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 6: Part Names And Functions

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Overall layout q Platen cover Place the original on the original table and close the platen cover before copying starts. w Original table Place the document to be copied here. e Handles Use to move the copier. r Power switch Press to turn copier power on and off.
  • Page 7 ! 5 Drum cartridge handle Hold to pull out the drum cartridge. ! 6 Drum cartridge Copy images are formed on the photoconductive drum. ! 7 TD cartridge lock release lever Use to unlock the TD cartridge. ! 8 TD cartridge strap Lift to remove the TD cartridge.
  • Page 8: Operation Panel

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Operation panel q AUTO/MANUAL/PHOTO ( and indicators (p. 15) Use to sequentially select the exposure modes: AUTO, MANUAL ( ), or PHOTO ( w Alarm indicators : Paper required indicator (p.13) : Misfeed indicator (p.28) : TD cartridge replacement required indicator (p.24) : Drum replacement required indicator (p.26) e Paper feed location/misfeed location indica-...
  • Page 9 ! 2 Zoom keys (p. 17) Use to select any reduction or enlargement copy ratio from 50% to 200% in 1% increments. !3 Copy ratio display ( ) key (p. 17) Press and hold down during standby to display the copy ratio in the copy quantity display.
  • Page 10: Copier Installation

    COPIER INSTALLATION Improper installation may damage the copier. Please note the following during initial installation and whenever the copier is moved. If the copier is moved from a cool place to a warm place, condensation may form inside the copier. Operation in this condition will cause poor copy quality and malfunctions. Leave the copier at room temperature for at least 2 hours before use.
  • Page 11: Cautions On Handling

    CAUTIONS ON HANDLING Be careful in handling the copier as follows to maintain the performance of this copier. Do not drop the copier, subject it to shock or strike it against any object. Do not expose the drum cartridge to direct sunlight. Doing so will damage the surface (green portion) of the drum cartridge, causing poor copy quality.
  • Page 12: Checking Packed Components And Accessories

    If anything is not included or is damaged, contact our Technical Assistance Department at 1- (630)378-3590 in the USA or Toll Free 1-877-SHARP-CC in Canada. Save the carton and packing materials. These can be re-used for transporting the machine, should it be necessary.
  • Page 13: Set-Up

    SET-UP Remove all pieces of tape. Then open the platen cover and remove the protective material. Use a coin (or suitable object) to remove the screw. Store the screw in the paper tray as described in step 6 because it will be used if the copier has to be moved.
  • Page 14 SET-UP Pressure plate lock Screw Power on Store the pressure plate lock which has been removed in step 5 and the screw which has been removed in step 2 in the front of the paper tray. To store the pressure plate lock, rotate the lock to fix it on the relevant location.
  • Page 15: Loading Copy Paper

    To save space, this copier has been designed with an adjustable front-loading tray, which is easily opened for paper loading. For best results, use only SHARP recommended paper. (See page 40.) The paper required ( ) indicator will light up when there is no copy paper in the selected paper feed station, or when the paper tray is not installed or is improperly installed.
  • Page 16 LOADING COPY PAPER Left guide Front guide Changing the copy paper size in the tray Gently lift and pull out the paper tray until it stops. Push the pressure plate down until it locks in place. Squeeze the lock lever of the front guide and slide the front guide to match the width of the paper.
  • Page 17: Td Cartridge Replacement

    For best copying results, be sure to use only SHARP Genuine Supplies which are designed, engineered and tested to maximize the life and performance of SHARP copiers. Look for the Genuine Supplies label on the toner package. Open the bypass tray. Lift slightly on the side cover and slide the cover out until it stops.
  • Page 18 TD CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT Remove the protective cover from the TD cartridge by unlatching three cover hooks from the holes on the cartridge and then pulling the cover in the direction indicated by the arrow in the illustration. Gently insert the TD cartridge along the guides until it locks in place.
  • Page 19: Drum Cartridge Replacement

    For best copying results, be sure to use only SHARP Genuine Supplies which are designed, engineered and tested to maximize the life and performance of SHARP copiers. Look for the Genuine Supplies label on the drum package. Open the bypass tray. Lift slightly on the side cover and slide the cover out until it stops.
  • Page 20 DRUM CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT Remove the new drum cartridge from the protective bag and gently insert the lead end of the drum cartridge along the guides. Do not touch the surface of the drum (green portion) of the cartridge. Doing so may cause smudges on the copies.
  • Page 21: Misfeed Removal

    MISFEED REMOVAL The copier will stop when a misfeed occurs. The misfeed ( blink. If paper is accidentally torn during removal, be sure to remove all pieces. Be careful not to damage the photoconductive drum. If the misfed paper is seen from this side, proceed to “C.
  • Page 22 Roller rotating knob A. Misfeed in the paper feed area Push gently the right side of the front cover to open the cover. Carefully remove the misfed paper. Turn the roller rotating knob in the direction of the arrow to assist in removing it.
  • Page 23 MISFEED REMOVAL Roller rotating knob Fusing unit release lever Turn the roller rotating knob in the direction of the arrow. Carefully remove the misfed paper. Lower the fusing unit release levers to allow easier removal. Return the release levers to their operating positions. The fusing unit is hot.
  • Page 24 Close the side cover by pressing the handle on the cover. The misfeed ( ) indicator will go out. Misfeed in the paper tray Before opening the paper tray, be sure to open the bypass tray, lift slightly on the side cover and slide the cover out until it stops, and then perform steps 1 to 3 described in the “A.
  • Page 25: User Programs

    USER PROGRAMS The user programs allow the parameters of certain functions to be set, changed, or canceled as desired. Program No. Program name Auto clear time Preheat mode Auto power shut-off timer Auto power shut-off setting Paper size setting List of user programs This copier has the following user programs.
  • Page 26 Program name Parameters 0 e OFF Auto clear time 5 e 10 sec. 0 e OFF Preheat mode * 1 e 30 min. Auto power shut-off timer 0 e OFF Auto power shut-off setting 1 e 11"x17" Paper size setting 5 e 5-1/2"x8-1/2"...
  • Page 27: Power Save Modes

    (See page 32.) ® As an NERGY Partner, SHARP has determined that this product meets the NERGY guidelines for energy efficiency. Preheat mode When the copier enters the preheat mode, the POWER SAVE ( will light up and other indicators will remain on or off as before.
  • Page 28 POWER SAVE MODES Setting the power save modes The time that elapses before the copier enters a power save mode after any operation is made can be set manually. This time is set with user program No. 2 for the preheat mode and user program No. 3 for the auto power shut-off mode.
  • Page 29: User Maintenance

    USER MAINTENANCE Proper care is essential for clean, sharp copies. Please take a few minutes to regularly clean your copier. Paper feed roller Original table and platen cover Stains or dirt on the original table or platen cover will also be copied. Wipe the original table and platen cover with a soft, clean cloth.
  • Page 30 Turn the power switch off. Open the bypass tray. Lift slightly on the side cover and slide the cover out until it stops. Gently lift and pull out the paper tray and take the Charger charger cleaner out by holding the tab. cleaner Set the charger cleaner onto the transfer charger and gently slide the cleaner in the direction indicated by the...
  • Page 31: Copier Trouble

    COPIER TROUBLE? Problem Copier plugged in? Copier does not operate. Power switch ON? Copies are too dark or Copy density properly adjusted? too light. Is the original placed face down? Blank copies Paper too heavy? Copies smear if rubbed. Paper damp? Striped copies Is transfer charger clean? Non-standard paper used?
  • Page 32 Connect the copier to a power outlet which is not used for other electric appliances. Be sure to use only genuine SHARP parts and supplies. Please contact your SHARP service center immediately if a problem persists after checking the above. Self-diagnostic function An automatic self-diagnostic function is built into the copier.
  • Page 33: Supplies

    Up to 10 envelopes can be set at one time. Supply part numbers When ordering supplies, please use the correct part numbers as listed below. Be sure to use only genuine SHARP parts and supplies. Supply list Supply...
  • Page 34: Genuine Supplies Statement

    For best copying results, be sure to use only SHARP Genuine Supplies which are designed, engineered and tested to maximize the life and performance of SHARP copiers. Look for the Genuine Supplies label on the TD cartridge and drum cartridge.
  • Page 35: Moving Instructions

    MOVING INSTRUCTIONS When moving this copier, follow the procedure below. When moving this copier, be sure to remove the TD cartridge in advance. TD cartridge lock release lever Turn the power switch off and disconnect the power cord. Open the bypass tray. Lift slightly on the side cover and slide the cover out until it stops.
  • Page 36: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Type Copy system Originals Original sizes Copy sizes Copying speed (at 100% copy ratio) Continuous copy First-copy time Warm-up time Copy ratio Exposure system Copy paper feed Fusing system Developer system Light source Resolution Gradation Power supply Power consumption Digital copying machine, desktop Dry, electrostatic transfer Sheets, bound documents...
  • Page 37 First-copy time and warm-up time may differ depending on operating conditions, such as power- supply voltage and room temperature. As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice.
  • Page 38: Index

    INDEX Auto clear ........7 Automatic exposure adjustment .
  • Page 39 INDEX Screw ........11, 42 Special paper ....... . 18 Specifications –...
  • Page 40: Material Safety Data Sheet

    S H A R P (Name and Telephone Number) Sharp Electronics Corporation Telephone number for information: 1-800-237-4277 Emergency telephone number: Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. Telephone number for information: 905-890-2100 Emergency telephone number: Sharp Electronics (U.K.) Ltd. Telephone number for information: 01923-474013 CAS No.
  • Page 41 Section 6. Physical Chemical Characteristics Boiling / Melting Point: Not applicable Vapor Pressure: Not applicable Vapor Density: Not applicable Evaporation Rate: Not applicable Appearance: Fine powder Odor: Odorless Section 7. Fire and Explosion Data Flash Point (Method Used): Ignition Temperature: Flammable Limits: Extinguishing Media: Special Fire Fighting Procedure:...
  • Page 42 S H A R P (Name and Telephone Number) Sharp Electronics Corporation Telephone number for information: 1-800-237-4277 Emergency telephone number: Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. Telephone number for information: 905-890-2100 Emergency telephone number: Sharp Electronics (U.K.) Ltd. Telephone number for information: 01923-474013 CAS No.
  • Page 43 Section 6. Physical Chemical Characteristics Boiling / Melting Point: Not applicable Vapor Pressure: Not applicable Vapor Density: Not applicable Evaporation Rate: Not applicable Appearance: Fine powder Odor: Odorless Section 7. Fire and Explosion Data Flash Point (Method Used): Ignition Temperature: Flammable Limits: Extinguishing Media: Special Fire Fighting Procedure:...
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  • Page 46 For users in the USA WARNING: FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 47: Sharp Corporation

    AL-1600/AL-1610 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-2135. SHARP ELECTRONICS OF CANADA LTD. 335 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1W9 SHARP CORPORATION PRINTED IN JAPAN TINSE0109QSZZ...

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